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  1. Table development problems

    We work with Adobe Indesign 15.0.1 (2020)
    Currently we have some problems when automating as much as possible the application of the tables through the use of "table styles", this is because our tables have 4 different rows, unlike the possibility offered by Indesign that there are only 3 types of rows "header rows" "footer rows" and "text rows". This, for the moment, we solve in the following way: once we apply the table style, we select the rows that we want to change and we apply the “cell style” by hand.
    One possible solution is that the “table style”…

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  2. Indesign 15.01 New Paragraph style not working

    Made new paragraph style with set font style size etc, but when applied to a new text a different font, size, etc is applied instead. Why is this happening and how do I fix the problem? Thank you.

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  3. Indesign 15.01 New Paragraph style not working

    Made new paragraph style with set font style size etc, but when applied to a new text a different font, size, etc is applied instead. Why is this happening and how do I fix the problem? Thank you.

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  4. Bug with 'based on' paragraph styles: selected style doesn't show 'activated' after mouse over

    I have some Indesign documents (CC 2019 and CC 2020, version doesn't matter) where I have a lot (+ 300) of paragraph styles. Most par styles are based on other styles. I can see the name of the style another par style is based on in the dialogue window 'paragraph styles options'.

    All my styles are placed in style groups, according to levels.
    Within these groups, there are a lot of styles that have the same names as styles in another group. So for instance, I have some 30 styles that are called 'p'. Renaming is in my case no…

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  5. amélioration des tableaux dans INDESIGN CC 2020

    Bonjour, je souhaiterai que dans un tableau fait avec INDESIGN CC 2020 on puisse faire en sorte que les lignes horizontales des cellules ne touchent pas les lignes verticales des colonnes

    je l'ai fait manuellement sur cet essai
    je n'ai pas trouver de moyen de le gérer dans la rubrique tableau

    merci cordialement

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  6. Column Rule disappears when grouped objects **with Text Wrap** are moved/nudged

    Firstly, let me just say a BIG thanks for introducing Column Rules in CC 2020.

    However, I've found a couple of problems so far.


    1. New File

    2. Draw a text frame (no text needed) and set the Columns to 2, and turn ON the Column Rule (all basic, default values).

    3. Draw another text or graphic frame (doesn't matter which) and place it anywhere (doesn't matter if it overlays the text frame, or not).

    4. Group the two objects.

    5. HERE IS THE KEY STEP: With the group selected, turn on Text Wrap (doesn't matter which... anything other than 'None').

    6. Move the group ANY…
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  7. Paragraph Style won't override


    1. InDesign 2020 (15.0)

    NOTE: I'm a designer with 22 years experience. I know part of this is 'sloppy' formatting on my part. But since switching to InDesign from QuarkXPress 15 years ago, I've never encountered this 'bug' before.


    1. I have a document with multiple 'old' Paragraph Styles. It's a multiple page document. A number of paragraphs have a style applied, but I've overridden them with other formatting.

    The easy but lengthy fix would be to fix the Paragraph Style, but I was on a tight deadline.

    PROBLEM:
    When I try to override the Paragraph Style with other formatting, the Character…

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  8. Widows/ Orphans/ Runts

    Please allow us to automatically apply No Break GREP style .{10}$ without needing to create a "No Break" style and applying it to paragraph styles individually.

    In the Paragraph window, a checkbox next to "Hyphenate" that reads "Remove Runts" or "No Short Break" executes this process automatically would be wonderful. It seems logical since I imagine the automatic "Hyphenate" works in a similar way.

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  9. Keyboard shortcut for Break Link to Style is not working correctly

    InDesign 14.0.3

    When I use a shortcut for Break Link to Style in the Paragraph Styles Panel, it completely destroys the formatting.

    However, when I select the same command with my mouse - it works as expected - breaks the link with the style, while retaining formatting.

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  10. Wrong font case in TOC when using character style with upper case

    When generating table of contents it fetches the text and ignores paragraph styles, but character styles are left. This must be a misstake.

    I want TOC to be title case and chapter headings to be upper case that is set in a paragraph style. So far so good. But I am adjusting minor words (and, at, etc) with a character style. And for those words the upper case setting also shows in TOC.

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  11. Imported styles contain unwanted formatting

    InDesign CC 2018
    When I load styles from an existing document (one that got designed for me, and therefore has lots of styles that I need to reuse) the style in the new document contains lots of random additional settings.
    The doc in question is MSM - Front and Back matter (attached). To recreate the issue, simply export any paragraph (or other) style into a different document and check out the extraneous formatting.
    Attached files: Snip of an original style and snip of a style loaded to new doc. Tried to add the InDesign doc in question, but file type…

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  12. Imported styles contain unwanted formatting

    InDesign CC 2018
    When I load styles from an existing document (one that got designed for me, and therefore has lots of styles that I need to reuse) the style in the new document contains lots of random additional settings.
    The doc in question is MSM - Front and Back matter (attached). To recreate the issue, simply export any paragraph (or other) style into a different document and check out the extraneous formatting.
    Attached files: Snip of an original style, snip of a style loaded to new doc, and the InDesign doc in question.
    Also see thread from online forum: …

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  13. ID is freezing

    ID is freezing when I edit the paragraph styles or when I try delete this style

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  14. Importing text styles from previous versions of InDesign cause a freeze

    When I try to import text styles from files I made just a couple weeks ago in August, InDesign immediately bogs down (slow mouse movement for 1 second), and then freezes.

    I am able to successfully import text styles from InDesign files created with previous versions of InDesign (<14.0) when I install and run InDesign 13.1.1, but have been unsuccessful with v14.

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  15. Issue with Character Formatting while using FN references

    There is no bold in word file (RTF) although while flow to InDesign CS6 bold formatting applied, please check and provide solution for this issue.

    Note: Issue occurred in text "<H2>[De vulneribus pectoris vel thoracis]."
    after note reference 84 in the head level, which affects to next paragraph up to next formatting.

    Here i have attached docx instead of rtf file, since rtf files not allowed to post with bug request.

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  16. Issue with Character Formatting while using FN references

    There is no bold in word file (RTF) although while flow to InDesign CS6 bold formatting applied, please check and provide solution for this issue.

    Note: Issue occurred in text "<H2>[De vulneribus pectoris vel thoracis]."
    after note reference 84 in the head level, which affects to next paragraph up to next formatting.

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  17. Paragraph Style Panel Overrides

    THIS HAS BEEN BROKEN FOR YEARS NOW!

    Paragraph Overrides

    You used to be able to hover your mouse over a paragraph style in the paragraph style panel that had an override (plus sign). When you hovered over this style it would display a tool tip showing you what was overriding that style. This no longer works.

    InDesign magazine has even written an article about it... https://indesignsecrets.com/how-to-get-tooltips-working-again.php

    The only way to fix this problem is to resize the panel. Every time you need to see what is overriding a style you have to resize the panel meaning you may have to…

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  18. Nested Line Styles interfere with Grep Styles

    I'm experiencing a bug where Nested Line Styles are interfering with Grep Styles.

    To reproduce:
    1. Create a Character Style "Small Caps" that only applies OpenType All Small Caps.
    2. Create a Character Style "No Break" that only applies the No Break rule.
    3. Create a Paragraph Style "Test":
        a. In Nested Styles, add Small Caps for 1 line
        b. In Grep Styles, add:
            i. Small Caps: ([\u\d&@#\$%/]{2,}(?!\l{2,}))|([\d&amp;@#$%]+)|(I'D)
            ii. No Break: (?<=.{55}).{15}$
    4. Fill with placeholder text, and add a string of capital letters (something that matched the Small Caps grep) somewhere in the middle

    You'll notice that the line…

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  19. Sentence case in styles

    Please add a "Sentence Case" to Paragraph Styles. Incredibly the choices are limited to Normal, Small Caps, All Caps, OpenType All Small Caps. When editing a book the subheads are almost always Sentence Case. Why would this not be an option?

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  20. Estilos de linea anidados

    Tengo un estilo anidado a la primera linea, donde ha de aparecer en versalita. El problema es que si la palabra de la linea está cortada, no considera que ha terminado la primera linea y sigue aplicando el estilo versalita. También pasa si la segunda linea también parte... La versalita continua hasta encontrar un final de linea que no parte. Entonces considera que se a terminado la linea.

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